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By David Thomson

This textual content exhibits how The substantial Sleep signalled a metamorphosis within the nature of Hollywood cinema, because the director Howard Hawks shot additional scenes, "fun" scenes, to interchange those within which the murders are defined, and in so doing left the plot unresolved.

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